IANW '88



26~28 October 1988

Table of Contents


Wednesday October 26

9:00 - Welcome and Local Arrangements - K. Preiss and S. Peleg

9:30 - Meeting Overview - L. Landweber

9:45 - 3:30 Project Updates (15 minutes each)

        Scandinavia -J. Heinanen, H. Salminen, M. Brunel
        EARN - D.Jennings (overview) and P. Bryant (ISO transition)
        RARE MHS Pilot Project - H. Kvemlev
        Germany ·P. Kaufmann (DFN), W. Zorn (BELWUE)
        Spain· I. Martinez or J. Barbera (IRIS)

        Central America - C. Gutierrez
        Olile - F. Utreras (REUNA)

        Japan - H. Ishida (JUNET)
        Australia - B. Kummerfeld (ACSNET)

        Canada – J. Demco (CDNNET)
        U.S. - B. Galler (CSNET-BITNET merger) and D. Farber (NSFNET)
        CCIRN - L. Landweber

Working Group
       3:00 Wednesday:  Discussion Topics for the Full Group and Working Group;
       8:30 Thursday:       Telecommunications Tariffs Throughout the World - H. Nussbacher
       9:00 Thursday:        Full Group and Working Group Discussions
       9:00 Friday:             Full Group and Working Group Discussion

B. Suggested Topics

  The Global R&D Network

    - world model for interconnection
        what are the obstacles?
        political. technical, management. economic

    - protocols
        what protocols should be used? - TCP/IP vs. ISO
        will there be a migration? - is so how and when?
        is a migration desirable?
        is coexistence possible?
        is ISO a panacea or a curse?

    - gateways - how will the various component networks and
        services be connected? ISO/TCP, mail (RFC822/X.400).
        file transfer (FIP/FTAM), connection oriented/connectionless.
        naming/addressing and global directory services
        what should the services be beyond mail?
        what is achievable?

  How can developing countries be brought into the international networks environment?

    -  do international agencies (e.g., UN, World Bank) have a role to play?

    -  is an international consulting service possible?

  What role, if any, will PTT's play in the development of thglobal internet?

  How can international cooperation be expanded and made less ad-hoc?

C. Articles - Draft

[1] John Demco, "Canada - CDNET", Ocotber 1988.

[2] H. Ishida, "Research Networks in Japan", 1988.

[3] "China - CANET", January 1988.

[4] Stephan Wolffe, Letter to David Farber of CSNET:  "Division of Networking and Communications Research and Infrastructure", NSF, 8 November 1987.

[5] Peter Kaumann, "DFN - A Brief Description of the Project," October 1988.

[6] International Rates for High Speed Links (from Europe) to the USA.

[7] R. J. Kummerfeld, "ACSnet: the Australian Academic and Research Network," 1988.

[8] J. P. Le Guigner, "The REUNIR Network - Presentation and current status," October 1988.

[9] Harvard Kvernelv, "Status of RARE Pilot MHS Service," 1 September 1988.

[10] Trevor Hales, "Networking in Australia," CSIRO.

[11] Harri Salminen, "FUNET Topology," 14 July 1988.

[12] Havard Kvernelv, "Status of RARE Pilot MHS Service," 21 October 1988.

[13] Joint Working Party A, "MDNS(Managed Data Network Services) - 22 PTTs," 1988.

[14] COSINE, "Rapid Progress in COSINE Project for Data Communcation Between Researchers in Europe," 5 October 1988.

[15] Bernard Galler, "Proposed Merger of CSNET and BITNET," October 1988.

[16] GARR, "COSINE Implementation Phase Plan - National Plan," Italy, June 1988.

[17] ILAN, ILAN Charter, "Rules, Regulation, and Code of Conduct," October 1988.

[18] Frode Greisen, "Networking in Denmark and Connections to International Nets".

[19] CEC, "Policy Objective".

[20] Mats Brunell, Einar Loevdal, "NORDUNET and the NORDUnet Overview,".

[21] Commission of the European Communities,  "Press Release: Trans-Europe data network service for researchers," COSINE, 5 October 1988.

[22] J. Barbera and I. Martinea, "IRIS: Spanish Networking Program for  the  R&D  Sector," September 1988.

[23] Harri  Salminen, "FINNISH  UNIVERSITY  AND  RESEARCH  NETWORK", 1988.

[24] COSINEPolicy Group, "Project Status Information EUREKA Project No.8 - COSINE," June 8, 1988.

[25] Werner Zorn, "BELWUE, Baden-Wuettemberg Extended LAN," October 1988.